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Blog May 11, 2020

Thinking of Filing Bankruptcy? See if You Qualify

It can be very easy to get into debt so badly that it seems like you will never find a way out. For those who are completely overwhelmed by their current financial situation, one solution to their debt issues is filing bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be beneficial. Decide if it is the best option […]

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Blog January 20, 2020

How Filing Bankruptcy Can Lower Your Car Interest Rates

Did you know that the interest rates on your car loan may be negotiable? It’s one thing to feel like money is tight.  It’s another thing altogether to feel like you are drowning in debt.  When you are already living on a bare-bones budget, there may not be any expenses left to cut.  But if […]

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Blog December 13, 2019

Bankruptcy: Getting on The Right Track

Filing for bankruptcy can be a great help when dealing with debt. It can eliminate many different types of debt entirely, allows you to reorganize your debts, and also allows you to catch up on the missed mortgage. Even though these are great bits of help, filing for bankruptcy can easily become confusing, as it […]

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Blog October 4, 2019

3 Signs You Need to File for Bankruptcy

The idea of filing for bankruptcy can be scary. Many people don’t even consider it as a solution to their financial problems. Often they feel embarrassed or ashamed about the subject. After all, filing for bankruptcy can feel like giving up and admitting defeat. But, that doesn’t have to be the case for you. If […]

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Blog General July 22, 2019

Qualifications for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania

Whichever types of bankruptcy there may be, there are qualifications for filing. This varies from state to state. In Pennsylvania, there are four guidelines an individual must meet in order to file.  Types of Bankruptcy Guidelines Residency. The individual filing must have been a Pennsylvania resident 91 out of 180 days. If an individual has […]

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Blog General July 17, 2019

Bankruptcy: Expectations vs. Reality

When people hear the word bankruptcy, they think “fresh start”. While they aren’t completely wrong, it’s generally never that simple. Filing for bankruptcy can be very confusing, time-consuming, and expensive. The two types of bankruptcy an individual can file for personal debt with bankruptcy forms are either chapter 7 or chapter 13. If you own […]

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Blog July 9, 2019

A Quick History of Bankruptcy in America

Chapter 7 bankruptcy and bankruptcy, in general, have never been, and never will be, cut and dry. Even in the early 1800s when the government started writing bankruptcy laws, they hit quite a few snags.  Article 1, section 8 of the U.S. Constitution included the first mention of this kind of law. The founding fathers […]

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Blog General Legal Advice June 28, 2019

How to Complete Bankruptcy Forms

When filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it’s likely that you’ll be dealing with a large packet of forms. These include the petition, a series of schedules, and various other documents. These papers form the crux of your case. It’s vital that you know exactly what to fill in where. But don’t fret! […]

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Blog General May 15, 2019

5 Bankruptcy Terms Explained

There’s no denying that filing bankruptcy is a serious financial measure. It can affect your self-image, your reputation, and your future credit. But, it’s sometimes the only remedy to the situation. We have seen companies like General Motors and United Airlines file bankruptcy and continue business as usual. Individuals take the same path and emerge […]

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Blog General May 6, 2019

All About Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a word that when brought about, will trigger an array of mixed reactions. A multitude of people will view it as a stepping stone to financial ruin. People may opt to file for bankruptcy when faced with a financial crisis. The reason for this would be to get debt waivers. The above falls […]

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